RASKC pet license canvasser with dog owner

Working with partner cities, staff from Regional Animal Services of King County (RASKC) are now visiting neighborhoods on weekends to inform residents about the benefits of pet licensing and ensure that pets are properly licensed. All cats and dogs eight weeks or older in the RASKC service area are required to be licensed with King […]

Meet Jini! RASKC is extremely pleased to honor Jini Allen. She might be the only RASKC volunteer who has the “claim to fame” of being a former professional bowler. Jini is a remarkable person with amazing organizational and communication skills and a heart of gold. In the process of contributing hundreds of hours a year as […]

Cross-posted from Pet Alliance of WA news blog February 5, 2019 — The Pet Alliance of Washington Board is pleased to announce the election of Melanie Rushforth, executive director of Northwest Spay and Neuter Center; Lisa Feder, vice president and director of shelter operations of the Humane Society for Southwest Washington, Dr. Gene Mueller, manager of […]

A significant snowstorm hit King County today, dropping as much as ten inches of snow. Temperatures are not expected to warm much above freezing the next couple of days, so it’s important to make sure your pet is kept safe and warm. As always, the best thing to do is to keep your pet inside […]

Crossposted from our partners at Best Friends Animal Society, author Michelle Sathe From being rescued from an animal trap in Eagle River, Alaska, to lounging in laps at the luxurious NEKO Cat Café in Seattle, Quigley has had quite the journey. It all started last July with an email plea to Mojo’s Hope from Anchorage Animal Care and Control, […]

Meet Leisa! Leisa Murray is one of RASKC’s longest-serving volunteers on a regularly scheduled weekly shift. She began as a foster volunteer in 2005. A couple of years later she began working shifts at the shelter before there was a Cat Adoptions Building on the RASKC/ KCACC campus. Leisa serves as the Lead Volunteer for the […]

Share the love this holiday season by opening your heart to a new adoptable friend from RASKC! Throughout the month of December, RASKC is offering 50% off dog and cat adoption fees at our Kent location. (Separate pet license fee may apply.) In addition, we are also proud to team up with our friends from […]

Meet Linda! Linda Bowen is one of RASKC’s most extraordinary foster volunteers. For over 10 years, she has been going the extra mile so often. When Linda takes care of “bottle babies,” she feeds the kittens about every two hours- all night and all day. We cannot thank Linda enough for having contributed over 9,500 foster […]

Halloween is “spook-tacular” for kids of all ages, but the holiday can be pretty scary for our pets. Regional Animal Services of King County would like to remind pet owners of a few safety tips before the ghosts and goblins come begging on October 31. Never feed candy to your pet, especially chocolate. If you […]

Every October, we at RASKC are asked about our policy for adopting cats, especially black cats, at this time of year. Our mission is to place adoptable pets into loving homes as quickly as possible. We don’t have a policy against black cat adoptions at Halloween, as we don’t want to delay matching any pet […]